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Pieter Hugo: This Must Be The Place

Pieterhugo

Pieter Hugo: This Must Be The Place

March 03, 2012 till May 20, 2012 Netherlands The Hague
Tue - Sun 12pm – 6pm

Venue details

Fotomuseum Den Haag
Stadhouderslaan 43
2051 CB Den Haag
T: +31 (0)703381144
www.fotomuseumdenhaag.nl
info@fmdh.nl

Event details

Starting March, the Fotomuseum Den Haag will be the first museum to exhibit an extensive overview of work from South African photographer Pieter Hugo, who has received worldwide attention with his monumental photographs. Hugo’s portraits tell the personal stories of people living in the outskirts of society in modern South Afica, and often make the differences between Western society & African society painfully clear. 

Hugo has won several prizes, under which the KLM Paul Huf award in 2008. He was recently nominated for the prestigious Deutsche Borse Photography Prize 2012. 

Take a look at Hugo’s impressive series Nollywood, which we featured last year on the site. For more work, visit his own website.

 

A book review can be found here

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